Calvia Beach

Calviá is located in the southwestern part of the island of Mallorca, between the Serra de Tramuntana and the Serra de Na Burguesa. As well as being spectacularly beautiful, Calviá is only 15 to 20 minutes from the airport, making it easily accessible. On the other hand, the municipality of Calviá is composed of several villages and areas, each more spectacular, and all perfectly equipped in terms of hotels, services, leisure, and beaches to welcome and enjoy numerous residents and tourists every year.


The town of Calvià itself is a testament to the region’s history, with its origins dating back to the 13th century. Immerse yourself in the town’s architectural wonders, including ancestral homes like Can Verger and Can Ros, as well as the impressive system of coastal defense towers such as Castellot de Santa Ponça. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the parish church of Calvià and the hermitages of Portals and Pedra Sagrada, which showcase a fusion of Romanesque and Gothic elements.

Zones and municipalities that make up the Calviá area:

  • Portals Nous
  • Illetes
  • Palmanova
  • Magaluf
  • Santa Ponça
  • Peguera

Calviá weather As in the rest of Mallorca, Calviá is spectacular weather, characteristic of the Mediterranean, although many would say that it is undoubtedly one of the best areas to enjoy the Mallorcan sun in summer and spring. In Calviá and all the areas that compose it, you will be able to enjoy an average of 300 days of sun per year and 27º in summer. Add to this the fact that the rest of the year the temperatures are also quite warm, there are scarce rains, and winters are quite sweet and moderate. An ideal time in almost any season of the year!

The best place to stay in Calviá

The truth is that it is difficult to choose just one area in Calviá, as each place has its own special charm, its own beaches, monuments and essence. Still, one could say that the areas of Santa Ponsa (or Santa Ponça in local language) and Portals Nous are the most popular if you want to enjoy a complete, relaxing, fun and just minutes from Palma. Next, let’s go a little more in detail about the area of Santa Ponsa, no doubt a clear favourite among many travellers.

Discover Santa Ponsa

  • As mentioned above, Santa Ponsa is one of the most beautiful and popular areas of Calvia and the island of Mallorca. Santa Ponsa has such outstanding places as its extensive beach, the Platja de Santa Ponça, or the Caló d’en Pellisser, a beautiful cove in which the word “relax” falls short.

As for the beaches, those in this area are surrounded by palm trees and pines, an atmosphere of the most Mediterranean and natural, and also have all the necessary services to make the day on the beach something fun and comfortable. As if that weren’t enough, the best of all is that on the beaches of Santa Ponça (about 1300 meters long) you can enjoy numerous water sports and boat excursions. An essential plan is to visit the impressive Illes Malgrats, a popular place for scuba diving in Mallorca. In addition to the Mediterranean Sea, in Santa Ponsa you can also enjoy the mountains and the land by bike or hiking, as there are several super interesting rural trails. In fact, from our hotel Sun Beach, you can make the best bike routes, such as the wonderful climb to the peak of Puig Major. If you are interested in knowing more about cycling in Santa Ponsa.

More essential plans in Santa Ponsa

In Santa Ponsa there are many other activities to do in ad